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GAMING MACHINES REGULATIONS 2020 - REG 21

21—Indemnity must be lodged with certain applications

        (1)         A person lodging an application to which this subregulation applies must at the same time lodge an indemnity signed by the applicant indemnifying the Commissioner and the Police Commissioner against prescribed costs and expenses.

        (2)         Subregulation (1) applies to—

            (a)         an application for a gaming machine dealer's licence;

            (b)         an application for a gaming machine service licence;

            (c)         an application for the gaming machine monitor licence;

            (d)         an application for approval of a gaming machine;

            (e)         an application for approval of a game;

            (f)         an application for approval of a gaming token;

            (g)         an application for approval to manufacture approved gaming tokens.

        (3)         A person lodging an application to which this subregulation applies must at the same time lodge an indemnity signed by the applicant indemnifying the Commissioner against the costs (which will be charged at the rate prescribed for the purposes of the Act) of investigating each natural person, being a person who is—

            (a)         the applicant or 1 of the applicants; or

            (b)         the person or 1 of the persons to whom the application relates; or

            (c)         in the case of an application made by or relating to a body corporate—a person who occupies a position of authority in the body corporate.

        (4)         Subregulation (3) applies to—

            (a)         an application for a gaming machine licence or gaming machine service licence; and

            (b)         an application for consent to the transfer of a gaming machine licence.

        (5)         The following applicants must, on lodging an indemnity pursuant to this regulation, at the same time pay to the Commissioner a bond of $10 000 in support of the indemnity:

            (a)         an applicant for the gaming machine monitor licence;

            (b)         an applicant for a gaming machine dealer's licence;

            (c)         an applicant for approval to manufacture approved gaming tokens.

        (6)         The Commissioner may, if satisfied that the prescribed costs and expenses relating to an application are likely to exceed the amount of a bond paid by the applicant under this regulation, require the applicant to pay a further bond of such amount (not exceeding $10 000) as the Commissioner may specify.

        (7)         In this regulation—

"prescribed costs and expenses", in relation to an application, means the costs and expenses certified by the Commissioner or the Police Commissioner, as the case may require, as the costs and expenses incurred in carrying out investigations for the purposes of determining whether or not the application should be granted.



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